Month: November 2018

J.W. Pepper Blog: How Music Education Benefits the Brain

“We have conducted numerous studies with children and teens to see how music education affects their auditory processing skills and, in turn, their academic performance. One group of kids we studied extensively were students taking part in a program called the Harmony Project in southern California. This program was started by Dr. Margaret Martin in 2001 to provide mentoring through music to students from low-income households.”

Read the full article here.

PRESTO (Program for Rising El Sistema Organizations) In July of 2018, El Sistema USA (ESUSA) identified 13 exemplary organizations nationwide to support through the Program for Rising El Sistema Organizations (PRESTO). As a member of PRESTO, ESUSA provides Harmony Project Tulsa with funding, networking and mentorship opportunities, and training for senior leadership over a three-year period.  Learn more about Harmony Project Tulsa’s involvement with PRESTO and El Sistema USA by clicking here: https://elsistemausa.org/presto-2018/  El Sistema USA El Sistema USA (ESUSA) provides connections to knowledge and innovation, advocacy, and leadership development for program directors, teaching artists, students, and volunteers. Members collaborate to share resources, values, aspirations, and advocacy efforts. ESUSA serves three major purposes: strengthening existing nucléos through capacity development and research, encouraging the formation of new nucléos through providing resources, connections and training, and building awareness of El Sistema at large throughout the United States. Learn more about El Sistema USA here: https://elsistemausa.org/

Harmony Project Tulsa, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization, EIN 47-4235862

Contact Executive Director, Kathy Rad:
EMAIL ADDRESS: kathy@harmonyprojecttulsa.org
TELEPHONE NUMBER: 918-688-1405

MAILING ADDRESS
Harmony Project Tulsa
406 South Boulder Ave, Ste. 660
Tulsa, OK 74103

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